The Hindu Vocabulary 30 September 2021

2021-09-30

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 30 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Tackling the Maoists: On Left Wing Extremism.’

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Extremism

Noun

The quality or state of being extreme

(उग्रवाद)

Bigotry, Hatred, Intolerance, Faction

Apathy, Calmness, Dislike, Impartiality

The extremism of some political parties creates a hinder in their global acceptance.  

Insurgency

Noun

Rebellion

(विद्रोह)

Dissent, Mutiny, Insurrection, Revolt

Calm, Obedience, Peace, Submission

The cases of insurgency in the valley have reduced.  

Potency

Noun

Effectiveness

(प्रभावशीलता)

Capability, Efficacy, Vigor, Authority

Impotence, Inability, Incompetence, Weakness

Potency of your child in politics is yet to be proved.

Proscribe

Verb

Condemn

(बहिष्कार करना)

Forbid, Outlaw, Prohibit, Ban

Allow, Permit, Compliment, Approve

Our country has laws that proscribe from texting while driving.  

Repression

Noun

The action of subduing someone or something by force.

(दमन)

Suppression, Quelling, Quashing, Restraint, Crushing

Freedom, Liberty

There were protests against government repressions.

Adherent

Noun

Supporter or Follower

(पक्षपाती)

Backer, Believer, Devotee, Disciple

Antagonist

He was adherent to the party even in tough times.    

Budge

Verb

Dislodge from staid position (हिलना)

Bend, Change, Convince, Influence

Discourage, Dissuade, Hinder, Leave alone

You can’t budge a car when its handbrakes are on.

Skirmish

Noun

Fight

(झड़प)

Altercation, Argument, Battle, Dispute, Brawl

Accord, Concord, Harmony, Peace, Agreement

Many players got into skirmish after the defeat.

Alienation

Noun

Unfriendliness

(अलगाव की भावना)

Disaffection, Indifference, Separation, Estrangement

Agreement, Connection, Charm, Friendliness

There should be complete alienation of our children from bad elements of society.

Paradigm

Noun

A typical example or pattern of something

(आदर्श प्रतिमान)

Chart, Exemplar, Ideal, Model, Pattern

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This is a paradigm of human negligence creating a pandemic.

 

 

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